H G Wells pp 271-283 | Cite as

Mr Wells Sees Through It

Mr Britling Sees It Through (1916); God the Invisible King (1917); Soul of a Bishop (1917)
  • Adam Roberts
Part of the Literary Lives book series (LL)


Wells’s World War I bestseller, and one of his most accomplished works of fiction, Mr Britling Sees It Through (1916) is discussed; the chapter also covers Wells’s short-lived conversion to religious faith, the theology of God the Invisible King (1917) and the religious fiction of Soul of a Bishop (1917).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Roberts
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishRoyal Holloway, University of LondonEghamUK

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